Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez experienced "complications," including bleeding, during his cancer surgery, but is showing positive signs of recovery.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was recovering after a successful cancer operation at a Cuban hospital, his vice president said Tuesday.
Hugo Chavez was set to leave for Cuba early Monday to undergo new cancer surgery that the Venezuelan leftist president admitted was urgently needed to fight the deadly disease.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was poised to return to Cuba on Sunday for more cancer treatment, having spoken for the first time of giving up power if his condition worsens or he dies.
The rumor mill over the health of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is again spinning wildly as cancer-related treatment forces the leftist anti-US firebrand to skip another international summit.
US actor Larry Hagman, who became famous for his role of J.R. Ewing in the US television show "Dallas," has died at the age of 81 after losing a battle with cancer.
A drug initially developed to treat some types of cancer now appears to help people suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS), a study said Thursday.
The benefits of preemptive breast cancer screening outweigh the risks, a study said Tuesday, insisting the practice saves thousands of lives.
The 7th Congress of CIS Oncologists and Radiologists was held in Astana.
Women who start hormone replacement therapy (HRT) soon after menopause do not show higher cancer incidence within 16 years.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has completed radiation treatment for prostate cancer, according to a newspaper owned by the larger-than-life financier.
About 50 types of cancer have been added to the list of diseases eligible for coverage in a compensation program for people who became sick after the World Trade Center collapse on September 11, 2001.
5 regional high-tech radiation oncology centers will be created in the existing oncology centers in Almaty, Semey, Karaganda, Aktobe and Astana: Minister.
Sunbed users run a 20 percent higher risk than non-users of developing skin cancer, according to a report that blamed some 800 melanoma deaths in Europe every year on indoor tanning.
Sally Ride, the first American woman to journey into space, died on Monday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer.
Anil Kanade seems almost too stunned to speak about the deadly cancer recently found in his mouth, caused by his addiction to a popular Indian chewing tobacco that doctors say is fuelling an epidemic.
Firebrand Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez insisted Monday that he is "totally" cancer-free and ready to take on what promises to be a tough re-election battle without "physical restrictions."
More than 30 thousand people develop different types of cancer in Kazakhstan annually. This makes more than 80 people a day.
1209 patients out of 4000 women who underwent medical examination suffer precancerous lesion or breast cancer in Astana.
Scientists of the genomics laboratory of Nazarbayev University are working on the medicines capable of pinpointly destroying cancer cells.